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Page 16-Saturday, July 22, 1978-The Michigan Daily
Angels clip Tigers in I Ith, 4-2

Special toThe Daily
DETROIT - It took over three hours, 11
15 hits and four Tiger pitchers to do it,
California Angels finally beat the Detroit T
last night in steamy Tiger Stadium in the fi
of a twi-night doubleheader.
SINGLES BY Lyman Bostock and Brianl
in the eleventh made a loser out of rookie K
in the 23-year-old righthander's first majo
The early part of the ballgame was aI
between flamethrowers Milt Wilcox of th
and Frank Tanana of the Angels. Both tea
scoreless through six innings, even tho
Tigers thought that they had tallied a big r
very first inning, eventually disallowed by
After Ron LeFlore opened the game with
and took third on an infield out, Rusty Staut
fly ball to Joe Rudi in left field. LeFlore U
DETROIT ab r h bi
LeFiore c ..... ..3 0 1 0
Wockenfussrf.. 4 0 0 0
Corcorn pr . .. 0 0 0 0
Staubdh.. ..3 0 0 0
Whitakerdh.. .. 0 0 0 0
Thompson.......... 4 1 1 0
Kempi .. .. 5 0 0 0
Poa ishc................... 1 1 2
ARodridguez3... 4 0 0
Wager s....40.......4 2 0
Dilard 2 b . ............... 3 0 1 0
Total. . . .23 2 6 2
R.Millecf... 6 1 2 0
LaoICd3b.. ...... 2 0
Bostochf ... 5 1 3 1
Fai.lyib.. .. 2 0 0 0
Baylordh.. ............. 5 0 2 1
Rodifl.. . .. 45 0 0 0
Da oing c .............. 6 1 3 2
Chalk 2b........6 0 1 0
Grich.2b. . ..4... .... 0 2 -0
Solaia ph ...........1 0 0 0
J.Anderson 2b........0 0 0 0
Total............ as5 4 15 4
California . 6...... 00 000 110 02-4
Detroit ... oo...... o0 000 200 00- 2
DP-California 2, Detroit 1. LOB-California 18.
Detroit 6. 2B-LeFlore, Dillard. Baylor, Lansford.
HR-Parrish (7), Downing (5). S-Lansford, FAirly,
JThoamson, Dillard, Whitaker.
Tanana .................... 8 6 2 2 1 3
LaRoche(W,7-4) .......... 3 0 0 0 3 1
Wilcox.. . . . 11 2 2 4 3
Glynn . . ....... 1 0 0 0 0
Couca..i.. .. . 0 0 0 1 0
You (L,0-1). .23 2 2 1 1
WP-Tanana, Young. T-3;29

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igers 4-2
rst game
ip Young
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ms were
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agged up

and beat Rudi's throw to the plate and the
scoreboard read: Detroit 1, California 0.
AFTER LEFLORE was already in the dugout,
however, the Angels appealed that the Tiger center-
fielder took off from third too early. The umps
upheld the appeal to erase the Tiger tally, much to
the dismay of the crowd.
Wilcox pitched well despite allowing 11 hits, many
of which were infield safeties or bloop singles. The
Tiger starter twice retired slugger Don Baylor with
the bases loaded in the middle innings to end the
Angels' best threats.
Meanwhile, the Tigers spent most of the first in-
nings guessing fastball and instead whiffing at
Tanana changeups and slow curves.
The scoreboard operator finally got some action
in the seventh when Baylor connected for a clutch
hit, doubling home Rick Miller to give the Angels a
1-0 lead.
THE TIGERS, however, after looking so feeble
against Tanana with just three hits in six innings,
came through with two runs of their own in the last
of the seventh, thanks to rookie catcher Lance
Parrish's seventh home run of the year. The big
blow was a fly ball down the left field line that drop-

ped in the first row. Jason Thompson, who had
singled, scored ahead of Parrish to give Detroit a 2-1
Wilcox couldn't hold the lead in the humid
weather though as he immediately gave up a line
drive homer to Angel backstop Downing leading off
the eighth. After Tanana put out a Tiger rally in the
last of the eighth, reliever Dave LaRoche came in to
start the ninth and quell another Detroit uprising.
LaRoche retired Steve Kemp and Parrish with pin-
ch runner Lou Whitaker in scoring position to send
the game into extra innings.
In, the eleventh the Angels broke through for two
runs off Young. Third baseman Carney Lansford
doubled off the wall in left and scored on Lyman
Bostock's line drive single that ticked the glove of
Detroit second baseman Steve Dillard. Bostock
later scored to make it 4-2 by coming around on
Downing's third hit of the night, a single to center
Still the Tigers weren't dead, as leadoff walks to
LeFlore and John Wockenfuss and a sweet sacrifice
bunt by Whitaker put men at second and third with
one out. But LaRoche gathered all his remaining
energy and retired Thompson on strikes and Kemp
on a flyout to nick up his seventh win.


Rose extends streak to 34 games
By The Associated Press
MONTREAL-Pete Rose of Cincin- Ruthven scattered 11 hits as the Willie leads A 's
nati extended his hitting streak to 34 Philadelphia Phillies beat the Houston TORONTO-Willie Horton, Taylor
games with a first-pitch single up the Astros 6-1 m the first game of a twi- Duncan, and Mitchell Page drove in
middle to open the Reds' game last night doubleheader last night. two runs apiece to back the four-hit pit-
night against the Montreal Expos. Schmidt, who returned to fulltime ac- thing of Steve Renko as the Oakland
The hit came off Expos left-hander tion just last Wednesday night after A's beat Toronto 7-2 yesterday in the
Ross Grimsley, a former member of being hampered by a hamstring pull, first game of a twi-night doubleheader.
the Reds, and drew cheers from a smashed a 3-2 pitch from Joe Niekro, frtgmofawinghdobeaer
crowd of 25,825. It was the 13th time in 6-8, high off the foul pole in left field Renko, 4-4, walked five and struck out
thecreak that Rose had hit safely in with Ruthven on base to spark a four- four as the A's won for the sixth time in
the streak s d run uprising in the third. eight games since the All-Star break.
the first inning.
Rose was lifted from the game in the
sixth inning by manager Sparky Ander-
son, whose team trounced the Expos,
11.3. p rso h
Rose surpassed Rogers Hornsby for
the second-longest hitting streak in the
National League in this country and in
three games behind the league record Foxy punch
set by Tommy Holmes of the Boston
Braves in 1945. MONTREAL-General manager Charlie Fox threw a punch at pitcher
* * * Steve Rogers in a confrontation in the Montreal Expos clubhouse before
Schmidt finds swing Thursday night's game against the Atlanta Braves, the Canadian Press
reported Friday.
PHILADELPHIA-Mike Schmidt hit Fox entered the clubhouse and was berating shortstop Chris Speier for a
his first homer since June 24 and Dick recent lack of hitting, the CP said. Rogers, the Expos player representative,

I7 Wtaqn £eague Stdi~

W L Pct. GB-
Boston ...............;62 30 .674 -
Milwaukee ...........54 37 .593 8
Baltimore ............. 51 42 .548 12
New York............49 42 .538 13
Detroit.............46 46 .500 16
Cleveland...........44 49 .473 18/
Toronto ..............134 60 .362 29
Kansas City ...........51 41 .554 -
California............51 43 .543 1
Oakland ............... 49 47 .511 4
Texas ................46 46 .500 5
Minnesota...........39 50 .438 10
Chicago............39 52 .429 11
Seattle............33 63 .344 20
Last night's results
Oakland 74, Toronto2-5
California4, Detroit2 01st, 11)
2nd game, incomplete
Kansas City 9, Boston 0
ate games not included -

W L Pct. GB
Philadelphia .......... 50 39 .567 -
Chicago ............... 47 44 .516 4/
Pittsburgh.............46 44 .511 5112
Montreal .............. 47 50 .486 7%
New York............41 56 .423 13
St. Louis ............... 38 58 .396 16
San Francisco ..........57 38 .600 -
Cincinnati ............. 55 40 .584 2
Los Angeles .........54 41 .568 3
San Diego ............. 46 50 .479 11%
Atlanta ................ 42 51 .452 14
Houston ............... 41 53 .431 16
Philadelphia-6, Houston1-2
Cincianti 11, Montreal.3
late games not included

stepped in and told Fox the clubhouse was reserved for players and that he
shouldn't be there.
According to the CP, Fox then swung at Rogers, hitting him in the face,
called him "yellow" and challenged him to further fisticuffs. Others stepped
in and stopped the episode.
Speier, who later hit for the cycle and drove in six runs in Montreal's 6-3
victory, volunteered after a routine post-game interview that "there wa a
motivating factor tonight that I don't want to talk about."
Reggie can't win
NEW YORK (AP)-Baseball fans responding to a newspaper telephone
poll strongly supported New York Yankee Manager Billy Martin in his long
feud with slugger Reggie Jackson.
Of the 25,458 phone calls recorded in the day-long poll conducted by the
New York Post, 15,052 or 59 percent backed Martin while the remainder,
10,406 or 41 percent, voted for Jackson.
Knocked dead
ROME (UPI)-Italian middleweight boxer Angelo Jacopucci, 29, died
yesterday after being knocked out by Britain's Alan Minterin a European
middleweight title fight, bringing to five the number of men to die in the ring
this year.
Jacopucci, who was knocked out in the 12th round Wednesday night by
the 26-year-old Briton in a flurry of lefts and rights as he sagged toward the
canvas, died within 24hours of amateur middleweight boxer Salvador Pons,
19, in Spain, also after being knocked out.
Jacopucci's death brings to 329 the number of deaths of amateur and
professional boxers since World War II, according to records kept by The
Ring Boxing Encyclopedia.

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